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HLCCA Exclusive Juice Pitchers
Celebrating the 1930's and 1940's

Introduced in 1999, HLCCA started the 1930s Series to celebrate the architecture, lifestyles and arts of the time. The series continued through part of the 1940's.  Due to the retirement of the juice pitcher, the 1945 juice pitcher is the last of the 1940's series.


1945 End of WWII

The 1945 exclusive design was unveiled during 2013’s Conference Award Banquet commemorates The End of the War — Victory and was available on peacock.

144 peacock, '13

Links
history.com/topics/world-war-ii/v-j-day
history.com/this-day-in-history/japan-surrenders
1945 Pitcher Detail

1944 Big Band era

The 1944 exclusive design on marigold celebrates dancing to the sounds of the big bands.

250 marigold, '12

Links

en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Big_band
1944 Pitcher Detail

1943 Clipper Plane

The 1943 design on turquoise features the Clipper - the first Presidential Airplane.

300 turquoise, '11

Links
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_314_Clipper
1943 Pitcher Detail

1942 Rosie the Riveter

The 1942 design commemorates Rosie the Riveter on a white juice pitcher.

300 white, '10

Links
history.com/topics/world-war-ii/rosie-the-riveter
rosietheriveter.org
rosietheriveter.net
1942 Pitcher Detail

1941 Urban Jazz Culture

The 1941 exclusive design on lemongrass celebrates urban jazz culture and the zoot suit.

350 lemongrass,'09

Links
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jazz
en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/1940s_in_jazz
1941 Pitcher Detail

1940 Uncle Sam

The 2008 exclusive juice pitcher 1940s design is produced on ivory with a stylized decal of Uncle Sam representing the unity of our Nation during the difficult 1940s.

400 ivory, '08

Links
americanhistory.si.edu/blog/2013/09/uncle-sam-the-man-and-the-meme-the-origins-of-uncle-sam
history.com/this-day-in-history/united-states-nicknamed-uncle-sam
1940 Pitcher Detail

HLCCA 1939 Exclusive Juice Pitcher

1939 Pitcher The 2007 pitcher, celebrating the year 1939 (tenth and final in our series), features the 1939 New York World's Fair and 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition, San Francisco Bay. The pitcher is produced in cobalt, and features a decals fired with metallic glazes.

400 cobalt, '07

Links
NY - Tour of the '39 NYWF
NY - '39 NYWF Theme Song
SF - GGIE @ postcard.org
SF - GGIE "Treasures"
1939 Pitcher Detail

HLCCA 1938 Exclusive Juice Pitcher

1938 Pitcher The 2006 pitcher, the ninth in our series, features the New York Central System's 1938 20th Centry Limited Train — a great example of Art Deco / streamline styling by the famous industial designer, Henry Dreyfuss.

400 scarlet, '06

Links
Dreyfuss @ Cooper-Hewit
Dreyfuss @ Wikipedia
20th Century Limited @ wilkinsontrains.com
1938 Pitcher Detail

HLCCA 1937 Exclusive Juice Pitcher

1937 Pitcher The 2005 pitcher, celebrating the year 1937 (eighth in our series), features the Golden Gate Bridge.

400 shamrock, '05

Links
GGB @ pbs.org
goldengatebridge.org
sfmuseum.net
1937 Pitcher Detail

HLCCA 1936 Exclusive Juice Pitcher

1936 Pitcher The 2004 pitcher, celebrating the year 1936 (seventh in our series), features Frederick Hurten Rhead, Art Director for Homer Laughlin China and designer of Fiesta™ dinnerware, to celebrate the introduction of that line. Rhead's personal bookplate is reproduced on the reverse side, courtesy of Homer Laughlin China Company.

400 tangerine, '04

Links
FHR @ Wikipedia
Homer Laughlin China
artpotteryblog.com, May '07
1936 Pitcher Detail

HLCCA 1935 Exclusive Juice Pitcher

1935 Pitcher The 2003 pitcher, celebrating the year 1935 (sixth in our series), features "Dish Night at the Movies." Theaters gave out free pieces of dinnerware to bring in more patrons. Once a week was "dish night" when you might recieve a dinner plate one week, and a soup bowl or a cup and saucer the next. The pitcher was produced in plum, with metallic colors.

600 plum, '03

Links
walkervilletimes.com
Preserving Historic Theaters
1935 Pitcher Detail

HLCCA 1934 Exclusive Juice Pitcher

1934 Pitcher The fifth in our series of Fiesta juice pitchers celebrating the 1930s is a tribute transoceanic travel.

500 periwinkle & 275 juniper, '02

Links
Ocean Liner Links
The RMS Queen Mary
D. Lee's Queen Mary Page
1934 Pitcher Detail

HLCCA 1933 Exclusive Juice Pitcher

1933 Pitcher The Century of Progress Exhibition was a monumental event for Art Deco design. This pitcher has a fantastic six color metallic decoration.

500 black, '01 500 black, '01, sold out

Links
CHS Century of Progress
AS@UVA Intro to 1933 Fair
Chicago Art Deco Society
Chicago Public Library
Century of Progress Exposition
Century of Progress from US@UVA 30s America
GM Exhibit at 1933 Fair
PBS Streamliners
1933 Pitcher Detail

HLCCA 1932 Exclusive Juice Pitcher

1932 Pitcher The third in our series of pitchers continues our celebrations of the 1930s with images that recall the Golden Age of Radio, presented on a yellow Fiesta™ juice pitcher.

400 yellow, '00

Links
30s on the Air from US@UVA 30s America
Anique Radios Online
Old Time Radio (OTR)
Norm's Radio
OTR Web Ring
1932 Pitcher Detail

HLCCA 1931 Exclusive Juice Pitcher

1931 Pitcher A Dick Tracy pitcher, inspired by the vintage HLC Dick Tracy children's set, is the second in the series. The cartoon detective's comic strip debuted in October 1931.

photo, above right: vintage HLC Dick Tracy children's set, featured on cover of Vol. 2 No. 1 of The Dish

500 white, '00

Links
Chester Gould - DT Museum
comicspage.com
1931 Pitcher Detail
Dick Tracy® ©Tribune Media Services, Inc.

HLCCA 1930 Exclusive Juice Pitcher

1930 Pitcher This first in the series piece celebrates the opening of the Chrysler Building, one of the landmarks in Art Deco style.

350 pearl gray, '99

Links
Building the Chrysler Building from US@UVA 30s America
The Chrysler Building
Great Buildings Online
Paper Model
salon.com
Daniel's Manhattan Arch.
skyscrapers.com
PBS Building Big
Book
Art Deco World
1930 Pitcher Detail
The Chrysler Building and The Chrysler Building Design and Image are trademarks of 405 Lexington, L.L.C. and are used under license by the owner.